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Doggie DNA tests often yield more questions than answers

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A plethora of direct-to-consumer pet gene testing kits have hit the market, and a growing number of veterinary clients bring DNA reports with them to appointments. But the tests are not subject to standards or regulations to ensure they are accurate or reliable, says Aimee Llewellyn-Zaidi, project director for the Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs, and interpretation of test results is difficult. The Atlantic

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FDA issues recall of certain dog food brands for toxic levels of Vitamin D.

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FDA Alerts Pet Owners about Potentially Toxic Levels of Vitamin D in Several Dry Pet Foods. Please read the article provided to see if you are giving your pets any of these brands. List of FDA Recall of Dog food brands HERE.

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Keeping your pet moving!

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Are cooler weather and shorter days turning you and your pooch into couch potatoes? Here are six fun ways to keep you both moving. Read this Article.

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Is My Cat Trying to Annoy Me?

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You love your cat. But does he do strange things that annoy you? It’s not on purpose. Check out these five seemingly odd kitty behaviors and learn why cats do them. Read This article.

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Blue-Green algae information

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If your pet loves to frolic in lakes, ponds, or streams, think twice about letting them drink the water. The results can be deadly. Here’s just one reason why.   read this article.

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Do you have a senior dog?

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Living with a senior dog is a blessing — especially if you can make some small changes to help keep him going. Your old-timer will thank you Read This Article.

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my dog doesn’t want to go for a walk?

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Is your dog suddenly reluctant to take walks, or unable to complete them? Here are some reasons why she might not want to take that stroll. Read this article.

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What is “cat scratch fever”?

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Have you heard of “cat scratch fever”? July 6 is World Zoonoses Day, so why not learn about this condition and how to protect both your furry and human loved ones? Read this article.  

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Learning more about Canine social cues!

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Does your dog like to lick other dogs on the muzzle? Have you ever wondered if this is normal? Watch this video to see what this smoochy behavior is all about.  

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